Roger N. Chams, M.D.

Roger N. Chams, M.D.

Roger N. Chams, M.D.


Personal Bio

Treatment Philosophy

Dr. Chams was fellowship trained at the prestigious Southern California Orthopedic Institute where he received specialized training in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery of complex knee and shoulder issues and sports injuries. After his fellowship, he brought back many procedures that had not previously been performed in the area. Dr Chams has been in practice with the Illinois Bone and Joint Institute for over 15 years. His Sports Medicine experience includes treating thousands of Professional, NCAA, Amateur athletes, as well as work related injuries. He has been the team physician for Lake Forest College as well as multiple High School teams and athletic clubs, for 15 years. He has been chosen as a team physician for the USA Soccer Federation Men and Women National Teams.

Personal Interests

Dr. Chams has presented at national meetings, published multiple journal articles, instructional videos, and has authored a text book chapter on Advanced Shoulder Arthroscopy. He continues to be active as a member and instructor for the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), teaching advanced knee and shoulder arthroscopic surgical technique courses for other Orthopedic surgeons. He is an instructor for the Residents / Fellows Advanced Surgical Arthroscopic Shoulder/ Knee Course at the Academy Learning Center and continues to routinely teach continued medical education courses for physicians, physical therapists, and athletic trainers.

Conditions & Procedures


Sports Medicine, Workers Compensation


Arthroscopic Surgery & Reconstruction of the Knee and Shoulder, Cartilage Restoration / Transplantation / Orthobiologics, IME, Orthopaedic Surgery - Adult and Pediatric Sports Medicine, Platelet Rich Plasma Injections (PRP) / Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

General Information




Independent Practitioner


Orthopaedic Surgery



Board Certified

Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Service

Orthopaedic Surgery

Education, Training & Fellowships

Medical School

University of Illinois at Chicago, 1992


University of Illinois at Chicago, 1997



Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, LLC

720 Florsheim Dr.
Libertyville, IL 60048
847.234.2090 fax
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Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, LLC

1275 E. Belvidere Rd.
Suite 150
Grayslake, IL 60030
847.234.2090 fax
Get Directions This location is wheelchair accessible.


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